Richard R. “Rick” Geoffroy, 74 years old, a lifelong resident of Lowell, MA, died peacefully on December 22, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Debra (Lamb) Geoffroy, with whom he celebrated 49 years of marriage.
Born in Lowell on June 14, 1948, he was the son of the late Leo and Mary (Kondziolka) Geoffroy. He attended St. Margaret’s School and graduated from Lowell High School with the Class of 1966.
After graduation, he began working at the family business, Geoffroy’s Garage, located in the Highlands of Lowell, and upon his father’s passing, took the reins, continuing his legacy. He met Debra at Lowell High School and they married on May 13, 1973.
Rick’s favorite vacation spot was at Tall Timber Lodge in Pittsburg, NH. In the past few years, he had been sharing this special spot with his two grandchildren. He most recently started teaching his grandson to fly fish. Rick also spent many mornings drinking coffee with his friends at the “Boat Club”, especially his longtime friend of 50 plus years, Tony Harrington.
He was a longtime member of the Long Meadow Golf Club, Lowell Motor Boat Club, and the Stony Brook Fish and Game Club in Westford.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by son, Christopher J. Geoffroy, wife Melissa, and their two children Tyler and Norah of Bradford, MA, brother-in-law, Gilbert J. Lamb, sister-in-law, Barbara (Cormier) Geoffroy, niece, Robin Geoffroy, nephew, David Geoffroy and his wife Sherri, and nephew, Michael Geoffroy and his wife Alyssa.
He is predeceased by his brother, James L. Geoffroy, brother Joseph M. Geoffroy and his wife Mary (Gill) Geoffroy.
Richard’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 30, 2022, at St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 374 Stevens Street, Lowell, at 10:00 AM. Kindly meet at Church. Interment in Lowell Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to: Monastery of St. Clare, 445 River Road, Andover, MA 01810. Arrangements in the care of the MORSE-BAYLISS Funeral Home, 122 Princeton Boulevard, Lowell. Funeral Director, Frederick W. Healy.